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  • How steadfast journalism reminds the world of ongoing crises

      In honour of today being World Refugee Day, One World Media recognises the importance of journalism in covering refugee crises.   It’s been more than eight years since the civil war in Syria began, and the tragic aftermath of the crisis has somewhat faded from the public’s view. The United Nations reports that 5,000 people…

  • Special Award Nominee Spotlight: Radio Fresh

      Our awards spotlight series celebrates the incredible work of some of the nominees of the One World Media Awards 2019. With only a few days to go until the ceremony, our final spotlight will focus on the three Special Award nominees. The next nominee is Radio Fresh, a radio station based in Idlib province in northern Syria.   Radio…

  • Special Award Nominee Spotlight: SAMO

      Our awards spotlight series celebrates the incredible work of some of the nominees of the One World Media Awards 2019. With only a few days to go until the ceremony, our final spotlight will focus on the three Special Award nominees. The final nominee is Salam Afghanistan Media Organisation, based in Afghanistan.   Our Special Award is unique in that…

  • Special Award Nominee Spotlight: Bihus.Info

      Our awards spotlight series celebrates the incredible work of some of the nominees of the One World Media Awards 2019. With only a few days to go until the ceremony, our final spotlight will focus on the three Special Award nominees. First up is nominee Bihus.Info, a Ukrainian investigative journalism and anti-corruption organisation.   Bihus.Info is nominated for…

  • International Journalist of the Year Nominee Spotlight: Orla Guerin

      As we count down to the One World Media Awards 2019, we’re celebrating the incredible work of each of our three International Journalist of the Year Award nominees. Our third, and final, nominee is Orla Guerin, the BBC’s international correspondent.    One of the BBC’s most respected foreign correspondents, Orla Guerin documents some of the world’s most…

  • International Journalist of the Year Nominee Spotlight: Guillermo Galdos

    As we count down to the One World Media Awards 2019, we’ll be celebrating the incredible work of each of our three International Journalist of the Year Award nominees. Next up is Guillermo Galdos, the Latin America correspondent for Channel 4 News.   Documentary filmmaker and journalist Guillermo Galdos has been nominated for our International Journalist of…

  • International Journalist of the Year Nominee Spotlight: Inna Lazareva

      As we count down to the One World Media Awards 2019, we’ll be celebrating the incredible work of each of our three International Journalist of the Year Award nominees. Let’s begin with Inna Lazareva, African Correspondent for Thomson Reuters Foundation and other publications.   British journalist Inna Lazareva is nominated for one of the One…

  • The importance of reporting on refugee stories: Q+A with British Red Cross

      Back in 2015, at the height of the European refugee crisis, One World Media launched it’s Refugee Reporting Award, in partnership with the British Red Cross. The Award was an important opportunity to highlight media that covered refugee and asylum seeker issues with empathy, understanding and accuracy. 5 years on, as refugee stories fade…

  • Q+A with Isam Uraiqat, Editor of AlHudood

      Journalists and filmmakers are society’s watchdogs, ensuring government accountability and informing people of what is going on in the world around them. Yet they are increasingly under pressure to report against the backdrop of bans, threats and restrictions around the world. We spoke to Isam Uraiqat, Editor-in-Chief at AlHudood and One World Media Special…

  • How Do Journalists Continue Despite The Dangers?

      What do you do when you’re a journalist under government pressure to stop? You probably hope that you can keep reporting, but you know you’re also taking a massive risk.   Over the years, One World Media has heard first hand from media organisations in developing countries about the intimidation that happens when they…